The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 514 526 585
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +59
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 108 133 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 76 84 63
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -11.38%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35359 39089 41936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.48% 87.89% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30608 32794 34830
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 27 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Canary Wharf - 2 £102,500 -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 104 (40.15%) Penetration Testing
2 87 (33.59%) Information Security
3 80 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (28.57%) Java
5 68 (26.25%) CISSP
5 68 (26.25%) Finance
5 68 (26.25%) OWASP
6 66 (25.48%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (24.32%) QA
8 54 (20.85%) Linux
8 54 (20.85%) Risk Management
9 48 (18.53%) SDLC
10 46 (17.76%) Mobile App
10 46 (17.76%) Burp Suite
10 46 (17.76%) CREST Certified
11 45 (17.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 45 (17.37%) Windows
12 43 (16.60%) C#
13 41 (15.83%) .NET
13 41 (15.83%) Ruby
14 40 (15.44%) C
15 38 (14.67%) Management Information System
16 37 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
17 36 (13.90%) Metasploit
17 36 (13.90%) Firewall
18 35 (13.51%) Degree
19 34 (13.13%) Microsoft
19 34 (13.13%) Security Cleared
20 33 (12.74%) C++
20 33 (12.74%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.77%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.09%) MS Office
3 7 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.32%) SaaS
2 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.90%) Firewall
2 32 (12.36%) Network Security
3 25 (9.65%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.88%) HTTP
5 18 (6.95%) WAN
6 17 (6.56%) LAN
7 14 (5.41%) Internet
8 8 (3.09%) Wireless
9 7 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.93%) DNS
11 4 (1.54%) VoIP
12 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.77%) SAN
12 2 (0.77%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.39%) BGP
13 1 (0.39%) IPsec
13 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.39%) MPLS
13 1 (0.39%) NAS
13 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.47%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.93%) Big Data
5 4 (1.54%) MarkLogic
5 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (17.76%) Burp Suite
2 36 (13.90%) Metasploit
3 29 (11.20%) Selenium
4 25 (9.65%) JMeter
5 24 (9.27%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.34%) Appium
6 19 (7.34%) Jenkins
6 19 (7.34%) JIRA
7 17 (6.56%) WebDriver
8 16 (6.18%) AppScan
8 16 (6.18%) Git (software)
9 14 (5.41%) sqlmap
10 13 (5.02%) Paros
11 12 (4.63%) Visual Studio
12 10 (3.86%) Gerrit
12 10 (3.86%) Mercurial
12 10 (3.86%) SoapUI
12 10 (3.86%) WATIR
13 8 (3.09%) Hudson
13 8 (3.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (26.25%) Finance
2 29 (11.20%) Banking
3 9 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.70%) Legal
5 6 (2.32%) Retail
6 4 (1.54%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (1.54%) Publishing
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Law
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 71 (27.41%) Tester
2 60 (23.17%) Analyst
3 53 (20.46%) Penetration Tester
4 33 (12.74%) Architect
5 30 (11.58%) Consultant
5 30 (11.58%) Security Analyst
6 27 (10.42%) Security Architect
7 26 (10.04%) Security Consultant
8 24 (9.27%) Team Leader
9 22 (8.49%) CISSP Architect
10 21 (8.11%) Information Analyst
10 21 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
10 21 (8.11%) Security Specialist
11 20 (7.72%) Security Engineer
12 17 (6.56%) Test Analyst
13 16 (6.18%) QA Analyst
13 16 (6.18%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 16 (6.18%) Senior Tester
14 14 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
14 14 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.83%) .NET
2 22 (8.49%) Web Services
3 17 (6.56%) XML
4 15 (5.79%) HTML
5 14 (5.41%) SOAP
6 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.63%) REST
7 11 (4.25%) Ajax
8 9 (3.47%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.70%) HTML5
10 6 (2.32%) CSS
11 5 (1.93%) Gherkin
11 5 (1.93%) JSON
12 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (1.54%) Flash
12 4 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (1.54%) Spring
12 4 (1.54%) Struts
12 4 (1.54%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.76%) Mobile App
2 38 (14.67%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.95%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.25%) BYOD
7 10 (3.86%) CESG
8 9 (3.47%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.47%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (2.70%) Fintech
9 7 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.32%) Tandem
11 5 (1.93%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.16%) Blockchain
13 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.16%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.85%) Linux
2 45 (17.37%) Windows
3 27 (10.42%) Kali Linux
4 20 (7.72%) Unix
5 16 (6.18%) Android
5 16 (6.18%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.47%) Solaris
7 5 (1.93%) AIX
7 5 (1.93%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.54%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.15%) Penetration Testing
2 87 (33.59%) Information Security
3 80 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (26.25%) OWASP
5 66 (25.48%) Cybersecurity
6 54 (20.85%) Risk Management
7 48 (18.53%) SDLC
8 45 (17.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 30 (11.58%) Open Source
10 28 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (10.42%) BDD
11 27 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
11 27 (10.42%) Scrum
12 25 (9.65%) Time Management
13 23 (8.88%) Automated Testing
13 23 (8.88%) Test Automation
14 22 (8.49%) Performance Testing
14 22 (8.49%) Security Architecture
15 19 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (7.34%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (28.57%) Java
2 43 (16.60%) C#
3 41 (15.83%) Ruby
4 40 (15.44%) C
5 33 (12.74%) C++
6 32 (12.36%) SQL
7 28 (10.81%) Python
8 23 (8.88%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.56%) Perl
9 17 (6.56%) PHP
10 10 (3.86%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.47%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.32%) VB
13 4 (1.54%) Scala
13 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (26.25%) CISSP
2 46 (17.76%) CREST Certified
3 37 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
4 35 (13.51%) Degree
5 34 (13.13%) Security Cleared
6 32 (12.36%) CISM
7 30 (11.58%) ISEB
8 28 (10.81%) SC Cleared
9 27 (10.42%) ISTQB
10 26 (10.04%) OSCP
11 23 (8.88%) CEH
11 23 (8.88%) DV Cleared
12 18 (6.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (6.56%) CLAS
14 16 (6.18%) GIAC
15 14 (5.41%) CHECK Team Member
16 12 (4.63%) CESG Certified Professional
16 12 (4.63%) GPEN
17 11 (4.25%) CISA
18 7 (2.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.32%) QA
2 33 (12.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.02%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (12.74%) Nessus
2 23 (8.88%) HP Fortify
3 9 (3.47%) WebInspect
4 5 (1.93%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.54%) Nmap
5 4 (1.54%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) Ansible
7 1 (0.39%) Nagios
7 1 (0.39%) Puppet
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.72%) HP
3 12 (4.63%) IBM
4 9 (3.47%) Qualys
5 6 (2.32%) SAP
5 6 (2.32%) Veracode
5 6 (2.32%) VMware
6 5 (1.93%) Cognizant
6 5 (1.93%) Google
6 5 (1.93%) Oracle
7 4 (1.54%) Apple
7 4 (1.54%) LexisNexis
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco
8 3 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.77%) ATG
9 2 (0.77%) Remedy
9 2 (0.77%) Sophos
10 1 (0.39%) Endeca
10 1 (0.39%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.39%) Intel Security
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